Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it's time to start planning that epic feast. Whether you're a seasoned Thanksgiving chef or taking on the role of the family's designated cook for the first time, we've got you covered. This year, let's make your Thanksgiving celebration truly special with 15 mouthwatering recipes that are sure to impress your loved ones.
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Arugula and Feta
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Arugula and Feta cheese is flavorful, easy to make and so delicious. Tossed in a simple Maple Balsamic vinaigrette and topped with crumbled Feta cheese, you'll love every bite of it! Can be served as entree for 2 or side dish for 4 people. Get the recipe.
Candied Butternut Squahs
Candied butternut squash is a delicious side dish that can bring a touch of sweetness to any meal. This recipe takes the natural sweetness of butternut squash and elevates it to new heights by adding a rich caramel glaze made with cane sugar or coconut sugar along with maple syrup or honey. The result is a dish that is both visually stunning and absolutely delicious. Get the results.
Sweet Potato Pecan Pie
Sweet Potato Pecan Pie might be the ultimate fall and winter pie. Combining gently spiced sweet potato with classic pecan pie flavors baked in a flaky crust. Simple and delicious! Get the recipe.
Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetables
Enjoying produce that’s in season is one of my favorite things, and these roasted fall vegetables do just that! It’s the most delicious combination of butternut squash, broccoli, beets, and sweet potatoes, all perfectly roasted to bring out their natural sweetness and flavors. It’s a versatile side dish for any occasion this fall! Get the recipe.
Butternut Squash And Tomato Soup
I tried many squash soups before, but let me tell you, this creamy Butternut Squash And Tomato Soup is by far the best thing I've ever had. It's simple, easy to make and bursting with warm fall flavors. Get the recipe.
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
A side dish that goes with everything. These Mashed Potatoes With Creme Fraiche And Roasted Garlic are creamy and so flavorful. Put this recipe in your cookbook, it's going to become your favorite mashed potato recipe ever! Get the recipe.
The Best Pumpkin Pie
This Pumpkin Pie has a crust that’s flaky and buttery, filling that’s smooth, creamy, and it’s all just bursting with the flavors of fall spices. The sweetness of the pumpkin, the richness of the coconut milk, and the blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves creates a combination that’s truly out of this world. Get the recipe.
Air Fryer Turkey
If you don't want a large turkey for your Thanksgiving dinner, this Ninja Foodi turkey breast is for you! So tender and juicy inside with crispy skin outside, you will love this super easy holiday recipe! Get the recipe.
Roasted Green Beans And Tomatoes
Simple recipe for Roasted Balsamic Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes is taken to another level with quick Balsamic reduction and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese. Easy side dish that goes with any meal. Get the recipe.
Apple Sponge Cake With a Crispy Top
Super delicious and moist Apple Sponge Cake, also called Russian Sharlotka will become your new favorite apple dessert. It's so easy to make, topped with a sweet and crispy almond layer which literally melts in your mouth. Give this decadent fall treat a try and it won't disappoint! Get the recipe.
Stuffed Acorn Squash With Mushrooms And Rice
Ultimate Stuffed Acorn Squash With Mushrooms And Chickpeas is perfect for the holidays. With mushrooms, rice, chickpeas and cranberries, this healthy autumn-inspired dish is packed with protein and fiber. This veggie stuffed squash is vegan and gluten-free, yet it’s sure to please meat eaters, too. Get the recipe.
Indulge in the symphony of flavors as Corn Pudding unites the innate sweetness of corn with a velvety, custard-like embrace. Crafted from humble ingredients, this recipe conjures a heartwarming side dish, an ideal companion for family feasts, festive occasions, or intimate dinners. Enveloped in its creamy allure and kissed by a gentle caramelized essence, Corn Pudding harmonizes a playful nostalgia for childhood treats with a grown-up palate's desire for comfort. Get the recipe.
Cauliflower Au Gratin
This Cauliflower Au Gratin, also known as a Cauliflower Bake, is a delightful and satisfying dish that brings together the wholesome flavors of cauliflower and creamy gratin goodness. It's an easy comfort food recipe that has quickly become one of the favorites in my house. It's creamy, cheesy, and such a delicious side dish for holidays as well as for Sunday night dinner. Get the recipe.
Brussels Sprouts With Honey-Balsamic Dressing
These easy Brussels sprouts are healthy, delicious, and take little time to prepare. Roasted until tender and crispy, and drizzled over with a tangy and sweet honey balsamic vinaigrette. This recipe will quickly become your favorite! Get the recipe.
Perfect Homemade Turkey Gravy
This easy homemade turkey gravy recipe will walk you through the few simple steps needed to make a silky smooth, savory gravy from turkey drippings. It's rich, velvety and will make the perfect accompaniment to your Thanksgiving feast. Get the recipe.
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Iryna Bychkiv is the founder and writer of the culinary website Lavender & Macarons, where she shares clean, European-inspired recipes that are delicious, easy to prepare, and made with wholesome ingredients. Iryna loves creating meals that are simple yet healthy and unique, including vegan and vegetarian recipes.
Iryna is also a freelance writer for MSN and Associated Press Wire.